Dr. Hans Rollmann


Position

Professor

Academics

Ph.D. McMaster University, 1979
M.A. Vanderbilt University, U.S.A., 1974
B.A. Pepperdine University, U.S.A., 1972
CV (PDF)

Contact

Office: 5027 Arts & Administration
Telephone: (709) 864-8171/8166 (office)
Email: hrollman@mun.ca

Website: Religion, Society & Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador

Research Interests

History of Christian thought; religion in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Student Supervision

Ph.D Dissertations
MacDonald, Martha (2015). Inside Stories and Identity through Language Loss: Narratives in Nunatsiavut.
Hollett, Calvin (2009). A People Reaching for Ecstasy: The Growth of Methodism in Newfoundland, 1774-1874. (co-supervisor)

M.A. Theses
Ralph, Rebecca Faye (2014). Community and the colonial church: an examination of the Church of England's establishment of its first mission in Southern Labrador, 1848-1876.
Newmann, David (2012). The Eschatology of Newfoundland and Labrador Early Pentecostals: ‘Jesus is Coming Soon,’ 1910-1949.
Monteith, Andrew (2010). The Light and the Night: An Ethnographic Examination of Spiritual Warfare.
Briffett, Carla Marie (2010). The Methodist ‘Authoritarian Fiction’ of George Bond.
Sanderson, Sherri (2007). How High was He? The Religious Thought and Activity of Edward Feild, Second Church of England Bishop of Newfoundland (1844-1876).
Russell, Heather (2005). Evangelicalism in the Anglican Church in Nineteenth-Century Newfoundland.
White, Gay J. (Peddle) (2001). A History of S.P.G.-Supported Schools in Newfoundland: 1701-1827.
Taylor-Hood, Victoria (1999). Religious Life in French Newfoundland to 1714.
Pinsent, Paul (1998). The Institutionalization of Experiential Religion: A Study of Newfoundland Pentecostalism.
Robinson, Angela (1997). Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland Methodism as a Revitalization Movement.
Peddle, Geoffrey (1996). The Reverend Jacob Rice : Anglican Ministry and Preaching in Early Eighteenth Century Newfoundland.
Barrett, Dawn (1993). Revivalism and the Origins of Newfoundland Methodism, 1766-1774.


Publications

In Press

  • “Jackson, Oliver.” Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (in press)
  • “Martin, Carl Albert.” Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (in press)

2015

  • "English-Inuit hostilities at Cape Charles (Labrador) in 1767", Etudes/Inuit/Studies 39, no. 1 (2015): 189-199.
  • Johann a Elisabeth Schneiderovi: Moravšti Misionári na Labradoru. (Johann and Elisabeth Schneider: Moravian Missionaries in Labrador). Vol. 12. Suchdole nad Odru: Edice Moravian, 2015. 48 pp.
  • “Christoph Jacob Waiblinger (1709-1778) An Early Moravian Medical Practitioner in Nain and Okak,” in Snowblind and Seal Finger, 2nd edition, 8-11 (Happy Valley-Goose Bay: Them Daye, 2015).
  • “The Little Church on Uviluktok (Double Island), near Hopedale,” Them Days 39, no. 4 (2015): 32-35.
  • “The Harmony at Nain in 1910,” Them Days 39, no. 1 (2015): 60-63.

2014

  • “Nunak: A Labrador Inuk in Eighteenth-Century London.” Them Days 38, 2 (2014): 10-14.
  • “’That Between Their Church and Ours There is Hardly Any Difference.’ Settler Families on Labrador’s North Coast Join the Moravian Church.” In John Kennedy (ed.), History and Renewal of Labrador Inuit-Métis (Saint John’s: ISER Books, 2014), 180-214.

2013

  • “Hopedale: Inuit Gateway to the South and Moravian Settlement.” Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 28, 2 (Fall 2013): 153-192.

2012

  • "Two Competing Authorities in Eighteenth-Century Conception Bay: The Complaint of Conception Bay Merchants against Reverend Laurence Coughlan". In Christopher Curran and Melvin Baker (eds.), The Face of Justice on Newfoundland's Northeast Coast, 47-65. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador: The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2012.

2011

  • “'So fond of the pleasure to shoot': The Sale of Firearms to Inuit on Labrador's North Coast in the Late Eighteenth Century." Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 26,1 (Spring 2011): 5-24.

2010

  • “Moravians in Central Labrador: The Indigenous Inuit Mission of Jacobus and Salome at Snooks Cove.” Journal of Moravian Studies 9 (Fall 2010): 7-40.

2009

  • “Clement Nance (1756-1828): Stoneite Pioneer in Southern Indiana.” In Thomas H. Olbricht & David Fleer (eds.). And the Word Became Flesh: Studies in History, Communication, and Scripture in Memory of Michael W. Casey, 89-105. Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications, 2009.
  • “Spangenberg über die Frömmigkeitssprache der Sichtungszeit in der Labradormission,” Unitas Fratrum 61/62 (2009): 127-129.
  • Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale. An Occasional Publication of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, No. 2. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: Faculty of Arts Publications, 2009. 173 pp.
  • “Introduction,” in Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, [13-22].
  • “Johann Christian Erhardt and the First Moravian Exploration of Labrador in 1752,” in Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, 53-68.
  • “The Labrador Land Grants of 1769 and 1774,” in Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, 104-131.

 2008

  • “The Origin of Fog: A Labrador Inuit Folktale.” Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 23.1 (Spring 2008): 79-84.
  • “Moravian Education in Labrador: A Legacy of Literacy.” In Gerald Galway & David Dibbon (eds.), Conference Proceedings: Symposium 2008: Post-Confederation Education Reform: From Rhetoric to Reality, 227-236. St. John’s: Memorial University, 2008.

2007

  • “Restorationism and the Stone-Campbell Movement,” 1: 357-362. In Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America. Volume 1. Edited by Michael McClymond.Westport, Connecticut:: Greenwood, 2007. (with Don Haymes).
  • "Semler, Johann Salomo.” In: Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters, 910-914. Edited by Donald K. McKim. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic & Nottingham, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2007.
  • "Wrede, William.” In: Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters, 1056-1060. Edited by Donald K. McKim. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic & Nottingham, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2007.

2006

  • “Deussen, Nietzsche, and Vedanta.” In Nietzsche After Hundred Years : A Cross Cultural Dialogue, 203-215. Edited by B. N. Ray and Tracy B. Strong. Delhi, India: Authors Press, 2006.
  • Review of The Moravian Mission Diaries of David Zeisberger, 1772-1781, ed. by Hermann Wellenreuther and Carola Wessel and transl. by Julie Tomberlin Weber. International Bulletin of Missionary Research 30, no. 4 (October 2006): 215-216.

2005

  • Restoring the First-century Church in the Twenty-first Century: Essays on the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement: In Honor of Don Haymes. Edited by Warren Lewis and Hans Rollmann. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2005. 626 pp.
  • "Editors' Preface: A Cage of Unclean Birds," 1-4. In Restoring the First-century Church in the Twenty-first Century: Essays on the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement. (with Warren Lewis)
  • "Die Campbelliten: The Stone-Campbell Movement in Major Twentieth-century German Theological Reference Works," 205-225. In Restoring the First-century Church in the Twenty-first Century: Essays on the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.
  • "Boll, Robert Henry," 96-97. In The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement. Edited by Douglas A. Foster et al. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2005.
  • "Eschatology," 304-307. In The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement.
  • "Word and Work," 782-783. In The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement.
  • "Cowperthwaite, Humphrey Pickard," 232-233. In Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 15: 1921 to 1930. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

2004

  • "Unveröffentlichte Briefe William Wredes zur Problematisierung des messianischen Selbstverständnisses Jesu," 25-89. In Zager, Werner. Liberale Exegese des Neuen Testaments: David Friedrich Strauss, William Wrede, Albert Schweitzer, Rudolf Bultmann. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2004. (with Werner Zager)
  • "Tom Olbricht as Theologian." Restoration Quarterly 46, no, 3 and 4 (2004): 235-248.

2002

  • "The First Moravian Schools in Labrador." Them Days 27, no. 2 (Winter 2002): 8-12.
  • "The Beginnings of Moravian Missionary Photography in Labrador." International Bulletin of Missionary Research 26, no. 4 (October 2002): 150-156.
  • Labrador Through Moravian Eyes: 250 Years of Art, Photographs & Records. St. John's: Special Celebrations Corporation; Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, 2002. 120 pp.
  • Labrador through Moravian eyes [electronic resource]: 250 years of art, photographs & records CD-ROM, created by Jerry Thoms; Monique Maynard; Text and Art selections and content guidance by Hans Rollmann. St. John's: Special Celebrations Corporation; Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, 2002.

2001

  • "Ernst Troeltsch in Amerika. Die Reise zum Weltkongress der Wissenschaften nach St. Louis (1904)," 88-117. In Troeltsch Studien: Vol. 2: Ernst Troeltsch zwischen Heidelberg und Berlin. Edited by Horst Renz. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2001.
  • "History of Religions School," 2: 563-565. In The Encyclopedia of Christianity. Vol. 2. Edited by Erwin Fahlbusch et al. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2001.
  • "Die Herrnhuter in Labrador," 25-26. In Neufundland und Labrador: Insider berichten. Edited by Elke Dettmer. St. John's: Johnson Family Foundation, 2001.
  • "How Hoffenthal (Hopedale) Got its Name." Them Days 27, no. 1 (Fall 2001): 55-60.
  • "Unveröffentlichte Briefe William Wredes zur Problematisierung des messianischen Selbstverständnisses Jesu." Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology 8, no. 2 (2001): 274-322. (with Werner Zager).

2000

  • "Moravian Foodways at Nain in the Early 1770s," 2-5. In Caribou Cakes: Reflections and Recipes of Labrador Food. Happy Valley-Goose Bay: Them Days, 2000.
  • "The Significance of the Moravian Papers at Memorial University for Research on Labrador," 67-71. In Labrador Workshop: Research and Education for the Future (19-21 November 1999). Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador: Labrador Institute of Northern Studies, [2000].
  • The Quest for Christian Unity, Peace, and Purity in Thomas Campbell's Declaration and Address: Texts and Studies. American Theological Library Association Monograph Series, Vol. 46. Edited by Thomas H. Olbricht and Hans Rollmann. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2000. 512 pp. (with Thomas H. Olbricht)
  • "Preface," xiii-xxi. In The Quest for Christian Unity, Peace, and Purity in Thomas Campbell's Declaration and Address: Texts and Studies. (with Thomas H. Olbricht).
  • "The Eschatology of the Declaration and Address," 341-363. In The Quest for Christian Unity, Peace, and Purity in Thomas Campbell's Declaration and Address: Texts and Studies.

1999

  • "Biographical-Bibliographical On-Line Database of the Moravian Mission in Labrador." Missiology: An International Review. 27, no. 1 (January 1999): 65-69.
  • "Eichhorn, Albert," and "Wrede, William," 1:324-5; 2:659-61. In: Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation. 2 vols. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1999.
  • "'Our Steadfastness and Perseverance Depends on Perpetual Expectation of Our Lord': The Development of Robert Henry Boll's Premillennialism (1895-1915). Discipliana: Quarterly Journal of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society." 59, no. 4 (Winter 1999): 113-126.
  • "Joey Smallwood -- He didn't see Confederation, but ... he did see a 'socialist' utopia by 1971!" 78-79. In: Fifty Golden Years: The Illustrated Story of Newfoundland and Labrador's Union with Canada. St. John's: Stirling Press, 1999. (with Mel Baker)

1998

  • "Coughlan, Laurence;" "Grenfell, Wilfred;" "Haven, Jens;" "Jones, John;" "O'Donel, James Louis," 155, 261-2, 283, 341, 503-4. In: Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions. Edited by Gerald H. Anderson. New York: Macmillan, 1998.
  • "'Germany has not produced a deeper spirit or better man, than Schleiermacher.' Alban P. Hooke, an Unusual Contributor to the Millennial Harbinger." Discipliana: Quarterly Historical Journal of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society. 58, no. 2 (Summer 1998): 60-64.
  • "Macdonald, Ronald," 688-689. In: Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 14: 1911 to 1920. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1998.
  • "Semler, Johann Salomo;" "Wrede, William," 355-9, 394-8. In: Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. Edited by Donald K. McKim. Downers Grove, IL & Leicester, England: Inter Varsity Press, 1998.

1997

  • "'In Essentials Unity': The Pre-History of a Restoration Movement Slogan." Restoration Quarterly 39, no. 3 (1997): 129-39.
  • "Anglicans, Puritans and Quakers in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Newfoundland." Avalon Chronicles 2 (1997): 44-72.
  • "Joseph Lemuel Martin (1810-1871) and The Voice of the Seven Thunders." Leaven Winter 1997: 44-48.

1995

  • "Baron Friedrich von Hügel and the Conveyance of German Protestant Biblical Criticism in Roman Catholic Modernism," 197-222. In: Biblical Studies and the Shifting of Paradigms, 1850-1914. Edited by Henning Graf Reventlow and William Farmer. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series, Vol. 192. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.
  • "Blackman, Charles," “Bridge, Thomas Finch Hobday,” "Bulpit, James," "Busby, Sampson," "Codner, Samuel,” "Coughlan, Laurence" "Ellis, William," Hoskins, John," "Jones, John," 104, 138, 14, 176, 327-8, 258-9, 356, 575, 621-2. In Dictionary of Evangelical Bioraphy, Vol. 1. Edited by Donald M. Lewis. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995.
  • "Lowell, Robert Traill Spence"; "McGeary, John"; "Pickavant, John"; "Spencer, Aubrey George"; "Thoresby, William"; "Wilson, William," 700, 717, 885, 1038-9, 1101, 1201. In Dictionary of Evangelical Biography: Vol. 2. Edited by Donald M. Lewis. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995.

1994

  • "Carfagnini, Enrico," 166-168. In Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 13: 1901 to 1910. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1994. (with Matteo Sanfilippo).
  • "Slattery, John Luke," 956-957. In Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 13: 1901 to 1910. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1994. (with Marcella Rollmann).
  • "'Thy Real Friend George Skeffington:' Quaker and Salmon Fishing Pioneer in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland." Journal of the Religious Society of Friends Historical Society. 57, no.1 (1994): 13-20.
  • "Skeffington, George,” 201. In Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Edited by Cyril F. Poole & Robert H. Cuff. St. John's, NF: Harry Cuff, 1994.

1993

  • "'Meet me in St. Louis': Troeltsch and Weber in America, 357-383." In: Weber's Protestant Ethic: Origins, Evidence, Contexts. Edited by Hartmut Lehmann and Guenther Roth. Cambridge: University Press, 1993.
  • "Puritans," 4: 481-482. In Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Edited by Cyril F. Poole & Robert H. Cuff. St. John's, NF: Harry Cuff, 1993.
  • "Quakers," 4: 487-488. In Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Edited by Cyril F. Poole & Robert H. Cuff. St. John's, NF: Harry Cuff, 1993.
  • "Prince William Henry in Placentia." The Newfoundland Ancestor 9, no. 1(1993): 19- 27. (issue on Ireland and the Newfoundland Irish, with contributions by John Mannion, Cyril J. Byrne et al.)
  • "Ernst Troeltschs letzte Mitteilung an Baron Friedrich von Hügel. Ein Nachtrag zu den Briefen Ernst Troeltschs an Friedrich von Hugel (1901-1923)." Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft. 7 (1993): 37-39.

1992

  • "Laurence Coughlan and the Origins of Newfoundland Methodism," 53-76. In The Contribution of Methodism to Atlantic Canada. Edited by John Webster Grant and Charles S. Scobie. Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992.
  • "Religionsgeschichtliche Schule," 4: 60-61. In Evangelisches Kirchelexikon. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1992.
  • "Adenauer Sagen," 133-146. In 1000 Jahre Adenau: Aus der Geschichte der Johanniterstadt. (Adenau and Ahrweiler: Are, 1992).

1991

  • "Franz Xaver Kraus and John Henry Newman." The Downside Review. 109 (1991): 44- 51.
  • "Liberal Catholicism, Modernism, and the Closing of the Roman Mind: Franz Xaver Kraus and Friedrich von Hügel." The Downside Review. 109 (1991): 202-16.
  • "Adolf von Harnack and the 'History of Religions' as a University Discipline," 85-103. In Religious Studies: Issues, Prospects, Proposals, Vol. 2. Edited by Klaus K. Klostermaier and Larry W. Hurtado. University of Manitoba Studies in Religion, Vol. 2. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1991.

1990

  • "Lowell, Robert Traill Spence," 574-575. In Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 12: 1891 to1900. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
  • "Power, Thomas Joseph," 860-861. In Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 12: 1891 to 1900. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
  • "Historical Overview of the Archdiocese [of St. John's] to 1979 (Appendix B)," 1: 175-179. In The Report of the Archdiocesan Commission of Enquiry into the Sexual Abuse of Children by Members of the Clergy. St. John's: R.C. Commission of Enquiry, 1990.
  • "Abraham, Philip Selwyn (p.2); Anderson, Sven (4); Beck, Johann Ludwig (18); Branigan, James (30); Brasen, Christoph (30); Brennan, Thomas (31); Burkhardt, Christian Friederich (38-9); Carfagnini, Enrico (48); Dalton, John (77); Drachart, Christian Larsen (88-9); Falconio, Diomede (103-4); Fleming, Michael Anthony (109); Flynn, Thomas (110); Haven, Jens (148); Jackson, John (174); Jensen, Stephan (176); Jones, Henry (181); Jones, John (181); Kelly, James Butler Knill (185); Kmoch, Georg (191); Kohlmeister, Benjamin Gottlieb (191- 2); Lambert, Patrick (195); Liebisch, Samuel (199); Lister, Christian (200); Macdonald, Reginald (207); McNeil, Neil (212); March, John (216); Morhardt, Andreas Ludwig (231); O'Reilly, Michael (254); Penney, Alphonsus Liguori (264); Power, Michael Fintan (276-7); Power, Thomas Joseph (277); Renouf, Henry Thomas (288-9); Rose, Christian Ludwig (296); Schneider, Johann (306); Schreiber, Carl Joseph Ludwig (306); Seaborn, Robert Lowder (306-7); Skinner, Patrick James (315); Turner, William (343); White, William Charles (357); Wix, Edward (368)." In Dictionary of Newfoundland and Labrador Biography. Edited by Robert H. Cuff, Melvin Baker, and Robert D. W. Pitt. St. John's, NF: Harry Cuff, 1990.
  • "William Wrede, Albert Eichhorn, and the 'Old Quest' of the Historical Jesus," 79-99. In Self-Definition and Self-Discovery in Early Christianity. Edited by David J. Hawkin and Tom Robinson. Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Vol. 26. Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: Edwin Mellen, 1990.

1989

  • "Bonavista's 'Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water': The First School in Newfoundland." Humanities Association of Canada Bulletin 17, no. 1 (April 1989): 27-33. (with Bonita Power)
  • "The Colonial Episcopate of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland Missions," 26-32. In: Frontiers Then and Now: The Canadian Anglican Episcopate 1787-1987. Toronto: Anglican Book Centre, 1989.

1988

  • "Gentlemen-Bishops and Faction Fighters: Additional Letters pertaining to Newfoundland Catholicism, from the Franciscan Library at Killiney (Ireland)." Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society 30, no.1 (April 1988): 3-19.
  • "From Baur to Wrede: The Quest for a Historical Method." Studies in Religion 17, no.4 (1988): 443-54.

1987

  • "Religious Enfranchisement and Roman Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland," 34-52. In Religion and Identity: The Experience of Irish and Scottish Catholics in Atlantic Canada. Edited by Terrence Murphy and Cyril J. Byrne. St. John's: Jesperson Press, 1987.
  • "Charles und Henry Kingsley in der Vulkaneifel: Zwei Romanschriftsteller der viktorianischen Zeit entdecken die Maare," Eifel Jahrbuch 1987: 119-125.
  • "Theodore Dreiser in Mayen." Heimat-Jahrbuch Kreis Mayen-Koblenz 1987: 120-126.

1986

  • "Aus dem Skizzenbuch Jacob Burkhardts: Die Pfingstreise von 1841 durch die Eifel nach Trier," Eifel Jahrbuch 1986: 96-99.
  • Staveley, Michael, Hans Rollmann, Adrian Rodgers, Jessie Chisholm and Joseph Murphy. "Historical Seismicity of Newfoundland, Phase 2: Contract Report to Canada Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Earth Physics Branch, Division of Seismicity and Geomagnetism." Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Department of Supply and Services, Contract No. OST85-00313, March, 1986. 52 pp.

1985

  • "Ernst Stadler and Charles Péguy: The Correspondence." Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 21 (1985): 253-271.
  • "The New Critical Stadler Edition: Addenda to Work, Correspondence and Bibliography." Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 21 (1985): 286-302.
  • "Inuit Shamanism and the Moravian Missionaries of Labrador: A Textual Agenda for the Study of Native Inuit Religion." Etudes/Inuit/Studies 8, no. 2 (1985): 131-138.
  • "Gottfried Kinkel und Jacob Burckhardt in der Eifel: Eine Reisebeschreibung Adenaus, der Nürburg und der Hohen Acht aus den 40er Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts," Eifel Jahrbuch 1985: 33-41.

1984

  • "Paulus alienus: William Wrede on Comparing Jesus and Paul," 23-45. In From Jesus to Paul: Studies in Honour of Francis Wright Beare. Edited by Peter Richardson & John C. Hurd. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1984.
  • "Von Hügel, Kant, and Vaihinger." The Downside Review 102 (1984): 32-47.
  • "Die Beziehungen Ernst Troeltschs zu England und Schottland," 319-331. In Troeltsch Studien. Vol. 3: Protestantismus und Neuzeit. Edited by Horst Renz & Friedrich Wilhelm Graf. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn, 1984.
  • "John Jones, James O'Donel, and the Question of Religious Tolerance in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland." Newfoundland Quarterly 80, 1 (1984): 23-27.
  • "Neuere fremdsprachige Troeltsch-Literatur in Zeitschriften und Sammelbänden: Der Computer als bibliographisches Hilfsmittel in der interdisziplinären Forschung." Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft 3 (1984): 133-139.

1983

  • "Theologie und Religionsgeschichte: Zeitgenössische Stimmen zur Diskussion um die religionsgeschichtliche Methode und die Einführung religionsgeschichtlicher Lehrstühle in den theologischen Fakultäten um die Jahrhundertwende." Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche 80 (1983): 69-84.
  • "Von Hügel and Scheler." The Downside Review 101 (1983): 30-42.
  • "Ernst Troeltsch, Friedrich von Hügel, and the Student Christian Movement." The Downside Review 101 (1983): 216-226.
  • "Forschungsperspektiven im Umfeld 'Ernst Troeltsch.'" Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft 2 (1983): 41-51.
  • "Ernst Troeltsch und England: Materialien zur Biographie und Wirkungsgeschichte (I-III)." Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft 2 (1983): 71-84.
  • "Nordamerikanische Dissertationen über Ernst Troeltsch: 1915-1981." Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft 2 (1983): 85-88.

1982

  • "Introduction." in Liberal Catholicism-Reform Catholicism-Modernism: A Critical Discussion. Edited by Hans Rollmann & Ronald Burke. Special Modernism issue of The Downside Review 100 (1982): 157-161.
  • "Critical Assessment of Loome's German Sources." in Liberal Catholicism-Reform Catholicism-Modernism: A Critical Discussion. Edited by Hans Rollmann & Ronald Burke. Special Modernism issue of The Downside Review 100 (1982): 193-200.
  • "Die Berufung Ernst Stadlers an die Universität Toronto: Eine Dokumentation." Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 18 (1982): 79-113.
  • "Duhm, Lagarde, Ritschl und der irrationale Religionsbegriff der Religionsgschichtlichen Schule: Die Vita Hospitis Heinrich Hackmanns als geistes- und theologiegeschichtliches Dokument." Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte 34 (1982): 276-279.
  • "Gnosis and Logos: The Contribution of Kurt Rudolph to the Scholarly Study of Religion(s)." Religious Studies Review 8 (1982): 348-352.

1981

  • "Zwei Briefe Hermann Gunkels an Adolf Jülicher zur religionsgeschichtlichen und formgeschichtlichen Methode." Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche 78 (1981): 276-288.
  • "The Early Baptist Career of Sidney Rigdon in Warren, Ohio." Brigham Young University Studies 21 (1981): 37-50.

1979

  • "Holtzmann, von Hügel, and Modernism." The Downside Review 97 (1979): 128- 143 & 221-244.
  • "Baron Friedrich von Hügel's Mystical Element of Religion, Reviewed by Himself." The Downside Review 97 (1979): 304-307.
  • "Rudolf Otto and India." Religious Studies Review 5 (1979): 199-203.
  • "Ein Brief Adolf von Harnacks an Rudolf Otto über die Gnadenreligion Indiens." Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte 31 (1979): 399-401.

1978

  • "Deussen, Nietzsche, and Vedanta." Journal of the History of Ideas 39 (1978): 125-132.
  • "Troeltsch, von Hügel, and Modernism." The Downside Review 96 (1978): 35-60
  • "Adolf von Harnack's Answer to a Recently Published Letter of Friedrich von Hügel." Journal of the American Academy of Religion XLIV, Suppl. (December 1978): D 499-507.


Presentations (selected)

  • “The Historic Buildings of Hopedale,” Nunatsiavut Heritage Forum (Hopedale, 2015).
  • “Inuit in England and the Beginnings of the Labrador Mission: The Youth Karpik in London and Fulneck.” 250th Anniversary of the Moravian Archives in Herrnhut, Germany, 2014.
  • “Recent Moravian Research Regarding Labrador.” Nunatsiavut Heritage Forums (Makkovik, 2012, Rigolet, 2013, Nain, 2014
  • “Johann and Elisabeth (Ertel) Schneider: Pioneer Missionaries in Labrador from Moravia.” International Conference on Moravian Brethren in Polar Regions. Suchdol, Moravia, Czech Republic. (2012)
  • “Maehren in der fruehen Labrador Mission.” Lecture at the Unity Archives, Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. Herrnhut, Germany, 2012.
  • “Education and Literacy in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Labrador.” Moravian Archives. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 2009.
  • “Moravian Education in Labrador: A Legacy of Literacy.” Symposium on Post-Confederation Education Reform: From Rhetoric to Reality. St. John’s. Faculty of Education. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2008.
  • “Clement Nance (1757-1828): Stoneite Pioneer in Southern Indiana.” Christian Scholars Conference. Nashville, Tennessee, 2008.
  • “Education and Literacy among the Moravian of Labrador.” Lecture at the Unity Archives, Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. Herrnhut, Germany, 2007
  • “550 Years of Moravians and their Connection to Labrador.” Two Lectures at the 550th Anniversary Celebrations. Labrador Interpretation Centre. North West River, Labrador, 2007
  • “Ole Joergen Schmidt (1793-1848): Architect of St. John's Roman Catholic Basilica.” Symposium on the History of Irish Roman Catholicism in Newfoundland, September 2005.
  • “The Contribution of Thomas H. Olbricht to Biblical Hermeneutics and Theology.” Society of Biblical Literature, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Atlanta, 2003.
  • “Eschatology in the Stone-Campbell Movement.” Atlanta Bible College, November 2003.
  • “Methodists, Moravians, and the Inuit of Lake Melville and Hamilton Inlet.” The George Story Lecture. Newfoundland Historical Society, April 2003.
  • "Johann Christian Erhardt and the First Moravian Exploration of Labrador." International Symposium on Moravian Origins in Labrador. Makkovik & Hopedale, August, 2002.
  • “The Moravian Records and Research on Labrador.” Labrador Institute of Northern Studies Workshop Lecture. Goose Bay, November 1999.
  • “Robert Henry Boll and the Origins of Dispensational Millennialism in the Restoration Movement.” Forrest H. Kirkpatrick Seminar for Academic Historians, Disciples of Christ Historical Society. Nashville, April 1999.
  • “From the Black Forest to the Nashville Bible School: The Conversion of Robert Henry Boll.” Millennialism and American Life. Christian Scholars Conference, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, July 1998.
  • “Biographical-Bibliographical On-Line Database of the Moravian Mission in Labrador.” Biographical Reference Tools for Missionary Research Conference. American Society of Missiology, Techny, Illinois, June 1998.
  • "In Necessariis Unitas: The Pre-History of a Restoration Movement Slogan." Christian Scholars Conference. David Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee, July 1996.
  • "William Black and Newfoundland Methodism in 1791." Conference on "The Religious Mosaic of Atlantic Canada," University of New Brunswick in St. John, NB, October 1992.
  • "Between Literary Criticism and Religionsgeschichte: Baron Friedrich von Hügel and the Conveyance of German Protestant Exegetical Expertise in Roman Catholic Modernism." Symposium on "Paradigm Shifts and the Coveyance of Exegetical Expertise to the Public," Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany, July 1992.
  • "Anglicans, Puritans, and Quakers in Seventeenth-Century Newfoundland." Maritime Studies Conference, Memorial University, May 1992.
  • "The Baron's Bible: Friedrich von Hügel on Biblical Criticism." Invited lecture to the Department of Religious Studies, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, N.S., March 1992.
  • "Revivalism and Canadian Historiography: Newfoundland." Panel Discussion at the Canadian Church Historical Society, Annual Meeting of the CCHS. Kingston, Ontario, June 1991.
  • "Liberal Catholicism, Modernism, and the Closing of the Roman Mind: Franz Xaver Kraus and Friedrich von Hügel." Roman Catholic Modernism Group, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion. New Orleans, LA, November 1990.
  • Reply to Henning Graf Reventlow: "The Strassburg Professorship of Heinrich Julius Holtzmann." Institute for the Renewal of Gospel Studies. Latrobe, Pennsylvania, September 1990.
  • "From Yankee Failure to Newfie Success: The Indigenization of the Pentecostal Movement in Newfoundland." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion. Victoria, British Columbia, May 1990.
  • "Max Weber, Ernst Troeltsch, and America." Public Lecture. Max Weber Conference. German Historical Institute. Washington, D.C., May 1990.
  • "William Wrede and the 'First Quest' for the Historical Jesus." Conference on the Work of Prof. Ben F. Meyer. Hamilton, Ontario. McMaster University, December 1989.
  • "Laurence Coughlan and the Origins of Methodism in Newfoundland." Conference on "The Contribution of Methodism to Atlantic Canada." Mount Allison University, October 1989.
  • "Adolf von Harnack and the History of Religions as a University Discipline." Conference on "Religious Studies: Past, Present, and Future." University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, September 1989.
  • "William Wrede and the Religionsgeschichtliche Schule." Opening Address of an Exhibition on the History-of-Religions School at the University Library of Göttingen University; Göttingen: SNTS Congress, August 1987.
  • Colloquium on Culture Protestantism. Bad Homburg: Reimers Stiftung, 1987.
  • Colloquium on Culture Protestantism. Bad Homburg: Reimers Stiftung, 1985.
  • "The Varieties of Religious Tolerance in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland." International Conference on "Roman Catholicism in Canada: The Atlantic Region." Halifax: Saint Mary's University, September 1984.
  • "Survey: German Sources on Roman Catholic Modernism." American Academy of Religion, Dallas, Texas, December 1983.
  • Chair: North American Resources for the Study of Roman Catholic Modernism. Dallas, Texas, December 1983.
  • "Ernst Troeltsch und England." Invited address to International Ernst Troeltsch Congress. Augsburg, West Germany, 1983.
  • Panel Discussion: Current Research on Ernst Troeltsch and the Religionsgeschichtliche Schule. International Ernst Troeltsch Congress. Augsburg, West Germany, 1983.
  • "Newman and German Liberal Catholicism: Franz Xaver Kraus." American Academy of Religion. New York, 1982.
  • "North American Archival Sources on Modernism." American Academy of Religion. New York, 1982.
  • "Paulus alienus: William Wrede on Comparing Jesus and Paul." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. Montreal, 1981.
  • "Holtzmann, von Hügel, and Modernism." Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion. New Orleans, 1979.
  • "Ramanuja in Germany." Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society. Toronto, 1978.


Recent Funding and Awards

2015/19 SSHRC Partnership Grant “Tradition & Transition among the Labrador Inuit”
2008/9 SSHRC Community University Research Alliances (CURA) Grant, co-applicant
2008/9 ISER Research Grant
2008/9 SSHRC Internal Research Grant
2008/9 Arts Research Initiative, principal investigator
2008/9 SSHRC CURA LOI fund (co-applicant)
2006/7 SSHRC CURA LOI fund (co-applicant)
2004/5 SSHRC (internal) Research Grant

 

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